For generations, most people not in the field assumed that a neighbor with an associate degree in nursing simply changed bedpans and took temperatures. Today, however, both nurses and doctors are directly involved in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to protect the public from some potentially lethal threats. Nearly a century ago, this wasn’t the case.
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The two year Urban and Regional Planning Technician diploma with specializations in GIS at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario provides a chance to learn land use urban planning principles, planning laws, as well as the process and documentation necessary to create active and sustainable communities.
BCIT has more then 20 years of experience delivering advanced GIS technology programs and courses to Canadians, their GIS program has long established as one of the more reputable programs in the country for producing highly skilled and sought-after graduates.
The BCIT programs were designed for university or college graduates that have a background in a related discipline, the program helps establish GIS skills and incorporates them to work ethics where studenst can practice real world situations with real industry research projects or workplace practicum.
The GIS Advanced Diploma is designed to add technical hands on GIS skills, while building upon students already established unique background in various related disciplines. [NOTE: – NBCC announced that they will be discontinuing their GIS Advanced Diploma program … find out more …]
Here is a short video that provides a pretty good job of defining what GIS is, in common simpler words.
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Canada is the second largest country in the world (spatially) by total area – 9,984,670 km². It ocupies most of northern North America extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean. GIS is an active industry in Canada with jobs from coast to coast.
A GIS operates on many levels has drastically changed over the past few decades to become an essential tool for most urban planning, and resource management organizations. On the most basic level, GIS can be …
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